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The lead up to any election should have citizens on guard as political parties make a play for those much-needed votes.
Enter e-tolls, a gripe for many Gauteng motorists since December 2013.
This week Sanral suspended the process of pursuing e-toll debt, with many seeing the move as the end of the road for the system.
But a key line in the statement said: ‘the decision will be constantly monitored by the board and reviewed according to prevailing circumstances.’
One wonders if those circumstances are the upcoming election?
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